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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
versão impressa ISSN 0042-9686


Bull World Health Organ vol.82 no.5 Genebra Mai. 2004

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Creating healthier societies
Marmot, M. G.

 ·  Registering clinical trials is necessary for ethical, scientific and economic reasons
Antes, Gerd

 ·  Working across sectors for public health
Bertollini, Roberto; Gee, Vivienne Taylor

 ·  Signs of illness in Kenyan infants aged less than 60 days
English, Mike; Ngama, Mwanajuma; Mwalekwa, Laura; Peshu, Norbert

 ·  Sexual violence against intimate partners in Cape Town: prevalence and risk factors reported by men
Abrahams, Naeemah; Jewkes, Rachel; Hoffman, Margaret; Laubsher, Ria

 ·  Cost-effectiveness analysis of cataract surgery: a global and regional analysis
Baltussen, Rob; Sylla, Mariame; Mariotti, Silvio P.

 ·  The global burden of typhoid fever
Crump, John A.; Luby, Stephen P.; Mintz, Eric D.

 ·  Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis reduces mortality in human immunodeficiency virus-positive tuberculosis patients in Karonga District, Malawi
Mwaungulu, Frank B.D.; Floyd, Sian; Crampin, Amelia C.; Kasimba, Simplex; Malema, Simon; Kanyongoloka, Huxley; Harries, Anthony D.; Glynn, Judith R.; Fine, Paul E.M.

 ·  A simplified screening strategy for thalassaemia and haemoglobin E in rural communities in south-east Asia
Fucharoen, Goonnapa; Sanchaisuriya, Kanokwan; Sae-ung, Nattaya; Dangwibul, Samrit; Fucharoen, Supan

 ·  The future incidence of leprosy: a scenario analysis
Meima, Abraham; Smith, W. Cairns S.; van Oortmarssen, Gerrit J.; Richardus, Jan H.; Habbema, J. Dik F.

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Averting a malaria disaster in Africa: where does the buck stop?
Whitty, Christopher J.M.; Allan, Richard; Wiseman, Virginia; Ochola, Sam; Nakyanzi-Mugisha, Maria Veronicah; Vonhm, Benjamin; Mwita, Mahemba; Miaka, Constantin; Oloo, Aggrey; Premji, Zul; Burgess, Craig; Mutabingwa, Theonest K.

 ·  Genomics knowledge and equity: a global public goods perspective of the patent system
Smith, Richard D.; Thorsteinsdóttir, Halla; Daar, Abdallah S.; Gold, E. Richard; Singer, Peter A.

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Circles of recovery: self-help organizations for addictions
Obot, Isidore; Saxena, Shekhar

 ·  Ailing Russian health-care system in urgent need of reform

 ·  Ireland stubs out smoking in the workplace
Mandelbaum-Schmid, Judith

 ·  Monkey malaria could represent a new human strain
Fleck, Fiona

 ·  Microbicides preventing HIV infection could be available by 2010
Fleck, Fiona

 In Brief
 ·  US relaxes ban on editing foreign research

 ·  New SARS scare in China

 ·  Measles death toll drops

 ·  First polio case in southern Africa since 1997

 ·  Circumcision reduces risk of HIV infection in men

 ·  New generation of non-profit initiatives tackles world's "neglected" diseases
Mandelbaum-Schmid, Judith

 WHO News
 ·  Randomized controlled trials join international register

 ·  Diabetes cases in Africa to double in next 25 years

 ·  Potential meningitis tragedy averted

 ·  Vaccination campaign in the Americas kicks off in Haiti